Championing healthy relationships

and sexual wellbeing

The difference we make

As well as their Esteem Clubs for older children, ACET Nigeria trains and supports volunteers to run Children’s Clubs for those between the ages of 5 and 12.

16 new Children’s Clubs were formed in the latter half of 2021, adding to the existing 40 clubs, expanding this outreach in underserved, rural areas considerably, enabling ACET to...

We are delighted to share that, despite the challenges of Covid-19, we reached 2,248 students in Southwark between January and December 2021. We significantly exceeded our target of 1,500 as we were able to continue delivering our sessions online via live video link during the school lockdown in the Spring term.

We have...

With the help of our amazing donors, we have been able to scale up our online offer to youth workers during the pandemic to enable them to reach their young people with quality materials that would improve their relational and emotional wellbeing.

By offering our accredited training online (with agreement from Open College Network West...

ACET Russia volunteers work in cities across the vast country, supporting young people in schools, colleges, churches, and prisons with educational sessions. Topics include addiction, family values, love, relationships and sex, HIV prevention, and bullying.

Here, 18-year-old Evelina explains how meeting an ACET volunteer and receiving...

Having served in Thailand since 1966, Alan and Maelynn Ellard have made the decision to return to the UK this autumn.

Initially working with OMF, the Ellards joined the ACET family in 1991 in response to the HIV pandemic in Thailand. With a heart to motivate the Thai church to reach out to people...

Earlier in the year, ACET Nigeria expanded its army of volunteers by training another 63 change makers who want to support children and young people in making positive decisions, to run Children’s Clubs, and deliver the Esteem programme. The training covered topics such as delivering age and culturally appropriate...

Young people often first meet ACET Ukraine when the team comes to their school to provide University of Healthy Youth sessions. Then the teenagers discover there are other ACET activities they can participate in, such as youth clubs and social campaigns.

13-year-old students Natasha and Irina are in the same class in the city of Lozovoe...

The World Bank estimates half of Zimbabwe fell into extreme poverty during the pandemic due to the economic impact of lockdowns. This has caused more vulnerable girls to turn to sex work in desperation.

Similarly, the number of teen mums has increased dramatically: the Zimbabwean government reports that nearly 5,...

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